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Richard Reed Parry - Music for Heart and Breath / KING: Second Inversion ' Album Of the Week'

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As a gigantic Arcade Fire fan, my heart grew 10 sizes when I found out about Richard Reed Parry's Music for Heart and Breath, an album of original compositions.  When I actually heard the music and learned about the inspiration for the pieces, I was knocked over like I haven't been in the longest time.

The musical conceptualization of this album comes from the heart – literally.  Each of the six pieces requires involuntarily moving organs of the body to dictate the tempi and rhythms.   How, you may wonder, does one determine those speeds?

Paging Doctor Beat.  We'll need your stethoscopes.  READ Maggie Stapleton's FULL ARTICLE